MB6-898 Describe the difference between benefits and benefit elements
Feb25

MB6-898 Describe the difference between benefits and benefit elements

Benefit management You have three benefit elements. Benefit types are the different types of benefits you can use in a benefit Benefit types Benefit options are the coverage levels allowed by a benefit plan. For example 3x salary. Benefit options Benefit plans are a specific benefit that a provider is contracted to offer. Benefit plans If you combine these three… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and Azure DevOps (part II)
Feb23

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and Azure DevOps (part II)

In the first part of this post I wrote about Azure DevOps value and how to set it up in MSDyn365FO. I want to start this second part with a little rant. As I said in the first part, those who have been working with AX for several years were used to not using version-control systems. MSDyn365FO has taken us to uncharted territory, so it is not uncommon for different teams to work in different… Continue Reading Adrià’s...

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MB6-898 Explore the Benefit management workspace
Feb22

MB6-898 Explore the Benefit management workspace

In the top bar of the benefit management workspace you have four numbers and three tabs. The four numbers are count of: No enrollmentsExpiring this yearEligibility overridesTotal Benefit management workspace – top line The benefit management workspace contains three tabs; Benefits with the full list of all the registered benefits. You can also register new benefits and new… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s...

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MB6-898 Set Up and manage benefit information
Feb21

MB6-898 Set Up and manage benefit information

The second part of Set Up and Use the Talent Application (25 – 30%) is Set Up and manage benefit information: Explore the Benefit management workspaceDescribe the difference between benefits and benefit elementsDescribe the various types of benefitsConfigure benefit elementsDefine eligibility rulesProcess eligibility rules for workersEnroll a single worker in a benefitEnroll mass workers in… Continue Reading Malin Donoso...

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MB6-898 Enter worker details
Feb20

MB6-898 Enter worker details

To enter the details about a worker you could use the Excel Add-in, or you can open the worker in the personnel management – links – employees, finding the worker you want to enter details about, click the edit button and then enter the worker details Employee site When you open the employee you can se the details and enter new details in edit mode. Editable employee Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s Article on...

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Extensible Data Security (XDS) Framework in D365FO
Feb20

Extensible Data Security (XDS) Framework in D365FO

The Extensible Data Security (XDS) framework is a feature in D365FO and AX 2012 that allows users to supplement role based security and allow access to tables to be restricted by a policy. This feature was an evolution of the record-level security that existed in previous versions of Dynamics AX. In simple terms, XDS is placing a WHERE (or ON) statement on any SQL SELECT, UPDATE, DELETE, or… Continue Reading Alex’s Article...

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The One Simple Thing That Changed My Mind about Cloud Software (and Might Change Yours, Too!)
Feb20

The One Simple Thing That Changed My Mind about Cloud Software (and Might Change Yours, Too!)

What’s the big deal about the cloud? I admit it. I’ve never been gung-ho about cloud software. I know it probably sounds odd considering I make my… Continue Reading Peter Wolf’s Article on their blog

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Near real-time replenishment in Dynamics 365 F&O
Feb20

Near real-time replenishment in Dynamics 365 F&O

There is a lot of good stuff on the horizon for Dynamics 365. I highly recommend that you check out the following article of some new planning services that will come in the April 2019 release. Planning service – Release Notes A hyper-scalable multitenant real-time distribution requirement planning service. The service enables companies to maintain a dynamic plan that’s close to real time and supports high data volume....

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MB6-898 Hire and retire a worker
Feb19

MB6-898 Hire and retire a worker

There are three ways you can get an worker in Talent and hire them. Hire someone with AttractImport them through the Excel add-inCreate them in Core HR You can create a new worker from the activity tab in personnel management when you click + Hire employee. Personnel management page If you go to the positions page and find the position you want to hire a person to, you get the… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s...

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MB6-898 Identify key configurations for human resources
Feb18

MB6-898 Identify key configurations for human resources

There are several key configurations human resources should do in Dynamics 365 for Talent. LinkedIn integration Why is the integration to LinkedIn so important? There are three main reasons: Help candidates. To ease the application for candidates -let LinkedIn complete their profile.Help recruiters. Post jobs on LinkedIn and search for new candidates.Help new employees. With the… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s...

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Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and Azure DevOps (part I)
Feb17

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and Azure DevOps (part I)

One of the major changes we got with Dynamics 365 has been the mandatory use of a source control system. In older versions we had MorphX VCS for AX 2009 and the option to use TFS in AX 2009 and AX 2012 (and there’s training available about this on El rincón Dynamics, in Spanish), but it wasn’t mandatory. Actually, always from my experience, I think most of projects used no source control… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user Input
Feb16

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user Input

Hi,Also in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premise Implementation we can use Microsoft Office add-ins in order to editing ERP Data.Error: Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user InputResolution: go through AD FS Management Console Edit the “Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations – Web API” entry Identifiers Section On the “Relyng party… Continue...

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Unresponsive builds in Azure DevOps
Feb15

Unresponsive builds in Azure DevOps

It is possible that after queuing a new build, the job won’t start. It won’t be possible to cancel it either, and nothing will change after rebooting the build server VM. This can be an unusual case but it’s not something impossible. The build server Even though the build machine is exactly as a developer box it really isn’t. It has Visual Studio installed in it, the AosService folder… Continue Reading Adrià’s Article on...

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MB6-898 Define parameters and shared parameters for human resources
Feb15

MB6-898 Define parameters and shared parameters for human resources

Personnel management – Human resources parameters and shared parameters The human resources parameters contain a key set of parameters you need to set for each company, this contains; General contain information about:Affordable care actInjury and illnessHire workerRecent hires date rangeView exiting workers date rangeExited workers date rangTermination defaultsAddress changeExpiring… Continue Reading Malin Donoso...

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The mystery of the non-filtering query
Feb14

The mystery of the non-filtering query

There’s no mystery here but a misperception. Recently, a colleague found a little issue when using an AOT query to feed a view with a range dynamically filtered using a SysQueryRangeUtil method. Recreating the issue The query is pretty simple, only showing ledger transaction data from the GeneralJournalEntry and GeneralJournalAccountEntry tables. A range in the Ledger field from the… Continue Reading Adrià’s Article on...

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MB6-898 Configure and loan equipment to workers
Feb14

MB6-898 Configure and loan equipment to workers

Loan items Loan items Before you can register loaned equipment to workers you have to set up loan types and loan items. First you set up loan types, which is how you can classify the items. Types can be cell phone, access card, PC. Loan types Then you set up loan items, which are the specific items you are loaning out. Here you set the status and connect it to a loan type and… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s...

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New Features coming to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations in April 2019
Feb14

New Features coming to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations in April 2019

New Features in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations ” Incremental Group Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations falls into Microsoft’s 6 monthly release cycle (October and April). During these releases Microsoft provides a range of updates to the platform. These updates include new features, bug fixes, updates to the UI and more. Here is a summary of the changes coming to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations in...

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Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations licencing explained
Feb14

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations licencing explained

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations licencing ” Incremental Group Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is the replacement product for Dynamics AX. It is Microsoft’s leading ERP solution and it combines finance and operations in a single unified application. In this article we explain the licence options available for Dynamics 365 for Finance and...

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MB6-898 Configure prerequisites for positions and jobs
Feb13

MB6-898 Configure prerequisites for positions and jobs

You are creating a new job in Talent, but what should you set up before you set up the job? You can create the job without creating many of these points, but if you want to utilize the full use of Talent, you should set up most of the competency setup (under Employee development): Competency setup Skill types is the way you organize and classify the skills you set up. Skill… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s Article...

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Setting up Release Pipeline in Azure DevOps for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations
Feb13

Setting up Release Pipeline in Azure DevOps for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Let’s go… Some weeks ago, the release pipeline extension for #MSDyn365FO was published in Azure DevOps Marketplace, taking us closer to the continuous integration scenario. While we wait for the official documentation we can check the notes on the announcement, and I’ve written a step by step guide to set it up on our projects. To configure the release pipeline, we need: AAD app… Continue Reading Adrià’s...

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Speaking: User Group Summit Europe
Feb12

Speaking: User Group Summit Europe

27. – 29. March you will find me at the User Group Summit in Amsterdam – I’m spreading the good word about Dynamics 365 for Talent with my presentation: How Microsoft Talent can Digitize a Forgotten HR Department Hear me speak! There are some fantastic people presenting at the Summit, so be sure to be there! I urge everyone to sign up for the User Group Summit!OR for the Power… Continue Reading Malin Donoso...

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MB6-898 Enable and use Worker actions and Position actions
Feb11

MB6-898 Enable and use Worker actions and Position actions

To use personnel actions you first need to activate worker and or positions actions in the human resources shared parameters -> personnel actions. Human resources shared parameters personnel actions When you have activated the actions, you can go to personnel management and see the activated actions types or add new personnel action types. Personnel action types To create a new… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s...

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Configuring Azure AD Group Security in D365FO
Feb11

Configuring Azure AD Group Security in D365FO

In AX 2012 you had the ability to use Active Directory groups to help manage security within the application. The basic setup behind this was that you would: Create an AD group and put in the AX users you wanted to be controlled by that group Create the AD group within AX, that group would basically act as a user within the application Then create the users of that group as users within the… Continue Reading Alex’s Article...

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Retail Enterprise Architecture mapping using ArchiMate and ARDOQ
Feb10

Retail Enterprise Architecture mapping using ArchiMate and ARDOQ

The warning; The blog post is High Level, but the benefits can be mind-blowing. Enterprise Architecture is about understanding and change. In today’s business, change is everywhere and the essential part to survive. But change is not easy. To have insights and understanding of your own organization is essential for change and risk assessment. Understanding how people, processes and… Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s Article...

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MB6-898 Explain Personnel actions
Feb08

MB6-898 Explain Personnel actions

You use personnel actions to accumulate a list of historical records for all worker or position actions. It’s used if you want to keep a list of changes made on positions or on workers. There are two types of personnel actions; Worker actions Position actions When you use personnel actions, you can log changes such as when you hire or fire a worker, when a worker changes position,… Continue Reading Malin Donoso...

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MB6-898 Create and assign positions to workers
Feb07

MB6-898 Create and assign positions to workers

Read about what positions and jobs are and how they are connected to each other. To create a position, you go to the position page in the organization administration and click the new button if you want to create one from scratch, or the copy position if you wish to make a copy of an existing position. Create new position As a position is connected to a job, you always need to… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s...

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Smart IT Services Firms Seize Opportunity with Microsoft Business Applications
Feb07

Smart IT Services Firms Seize Opportunity with Microsoft Business Applications

As Microsoft moves to the cloud, opportunity abounds “Accelerating the ISV Opportunity” by Steven “Guggs” Guggenheimer came across my LinkedIn feed recently, and it’s certainly worthy of a read for all of us in the Microsoft Channel—whether you… Continue Reading Peter Wolf’s Article on their blog

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MB6-898 Set up and manage jobs
Feb06

MB6-898 Set up and manage jobs

You can create a new job or manage existing jobs from Organization administration -> Jobs or via the Excel add-in. The more information you register, the easier it is to create positions later. You can also copy jobs from another job or a template and se the changes made on the job. Copy job The sections in a job is: The General tab has name, short description of the job, a… Continue Reading Malin Donoso Martnes’s...

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Presenting Upcoming User Group Sessions and Academy Classes
Feb05

Presenting Upcoming User Group Sessions and Academy Classes

The month of March will be very busy for myself and other colleagues at Fastpath as we will presenting sessions at Dynamics Communities conferences as well as leading an academy session. Academy Class – March 4th This Dynamics Communities academy class will be a complete overview of D365FO security and starting from a beginner level and going to advanced. It will be done over the course of 4… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Set up Business Events with Microsoft Flow – Finance & Operations
Feb05

Set up Business Events with Microsoft Flow – Finance & Operations

With version 10 coming in April, fifteen (15) application events from Procure to Pay and Quote to Cash will be available out of the box in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. They promise to be a powerful addition enabling self service for certain events, and better cloud integration by triggering an integration instead of periodically checking if something had been posted. … Continue Reading Dag Calafell, III’s...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: 8.1.3 Platform Update 23 Installation Issue
Feb01

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: 8.1.3 Platform Update 23 Installation Issue

Hi all,in the last days I tried to install the 8.1.3 Platform Update 23 version on my F&O LBD Environment but I raised some error.Really thank you to Mohamed Zaki and Renaud Paquay for helping me to address the resolution.AOS Application Error: Application: AXBootstrapper.exeFramework Version: v4.0.30319Description: The application requested process termination through… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on...

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MPOS – Open full (kiosk) screen mode when having dual display
Jan31

MPOS – Open full (kiosk) screen mode when having dual display

For a retailer, every saved “click” is appreciated, and the ability to remove any noise appreciated. When starting MPOS in maximum mode, you will often see that you have a title bar at the top, and the app-bar at the bottom. In windows 10 you can also use the “tablet-mode” to get the MPOS into full screen mode. BUT! If you have a dual display setup, it the tablet mode does not… Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s Article on...

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Automated Role Access Testing Using the SysTestSecurityAttribute in D365FO
Jan31

Automated Role Access Testing Using the SysTestSecurityAttribute in D365FO

With the push in D365FO for automating everything from deployment to servicing to testing one of the questions I’ve heard numerous times is how do you perform/is it possible to perform automated role access testing? This comes into play for a number of reasons: With the quick releases of Microsoft D365FO I need a way to quickly ensure that my custom roles have the correct access even after… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Project budgets and cost control in Dynamics 365 FinOps
Jan30

Project budgets and cost control in Dynamics 365 FinOps

Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com (Sarang Kusare)’s Article on their blog

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Identify Merge Candidates Efficiently in Azure DevOps Version Control
Jan26

Identify Merge Candidates Efficiently in Azure DevOps Version Control

Which branches have changes which need to be merged?I am currently on a project with a large development team. Some of the developers are learning how to code X++, so one feature can turn into six check ins. Therefore, I needed a way to review all non-promoted changes before I rolled out the next release. I can check using Visual Studio with four clicks, but I have to check twenty or so… Continue Reading Dag Calafell,...

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Table Permission Framework in D365FO
Jan24

Table Permission Framework in D365FO

In the past, I’ve written about the Table Permission Framework functionality within D365FO but recently I’ve had numerous examples of this causing D365FO users issues when setting up security. Because of this, I wanted to write about it again to explain how the feature works, how to troubleshoot security errors caused by the TPF, and how to remediate it. Table Permission Framework (TPF)… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Certificates Rotation on a Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On-premise Environment
Jan24

Certificates Rotation on a Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On-premise Environment

Hi Guys.Today I noticed that also on a LBD Environment is possible to handle the Certificates rotation!Comparing with the Cloud, in a LBD implementation is a manual task, but now is possible to do it without modify the Configtemplate file, delete the Environment, etc.Simply go through LCS Environment Full Details, Maintain, Update Settings Enjoy! Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on their blog

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: App Fabric Certificates Details
Jan22

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: App Fabric Certificates Details

Hi, as per my experiences, the Microsoft documentation is quite lack about the details useful in order to create the App Fabric Certificates. In my implementations, about the LBD environments I use Certificates generated from the Internal Customer CA (ADCS). Only about the AOS URL is recommended to purchase a Certificated from a certificate authority (CA) such as GoDaddy, DigiCert,… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s...

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Using Postman to Test AX 2012 Web Services
Jan18

Using Postman to Test AX 2012 Web Services

Postman is a great tool for debugging web sites and web services. For developing web services the free edition works well and is a great proof of concept that can be given to the development team doing the integration on the other side. In this post we’ll walk through how to use Postman to test Dynamics AX 2012 web services. Set up AX AIF Inbound Port Postman does not support… Continue Reading Dag Calafell, III’s Article...

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D365 F&O – Fast Track webinars
Jan16

D365 F&O – Fast Track webinars

If you are or have implemented Dynamics 365 F&O, please bookmark the following site: Events FastTrack for Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Tech Talks Here the Microsoft Fast Track team is conducting lots of excellent webinars and very good knowledge is shared by the people creating Dynamics 365. You can also sign up for live sessions or look at recorded sessions. High value! Like...

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Interesting Behavior of Unpublished Objects in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations
Jan14

Interesting Behavior of Unpublished Objects in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

One thing I’ve been asked about numerous times and has caused confusion while using the user interface to set up security is some interesting behavior regarding objects showing up in the ‘Unpublished Objects’ area when no changes are made by the user. The Scenario A typical scenario is as follows: User goes to System Administration -> Security Configuration -> Privileges (and notices there… Continue...

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Track Emails Received in Excel using Azure Logic Apps
Jan13

Track Emails Received in Excel using Azure Logic Apps

Over the years I’ve considered the number of emails received to be a gauge of how busy I am.  For two years I’ve been using Microsoft Flow to track the number of emails received and basic details about the email.  I realized recently that I have many flows triggered by an email being received: Track the number of emails received in ExcelSave an attachment received weekly into… Continue Reading Dag Calafell, III’s Article...

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How to create label extension in Dynamics 365?
Jan09

How to create label extension in Dynamics 365?

Export data in dynamics 365 is one the most common tasks for users and consultantsin thispost, I talked  about export data by excelNote,The maximum number of rows by using export to excel functionality is 10 K only to avoid this limitation, we have multiple approaches1-you can use data entity as the belowGo to data management workspacethere are two views for this workspace 1-The… Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com (Mahmoud...

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Dormant User Account Reporting in D365FO PU21 8.1
Jan07

Dormant User Account Reporting in D365FO PU21 8.1

Microsoft has added some additional user reporting around dormant user accounts in D365FO PU21 8.1. This report can be found in System Administration -> Security -> Dormant user security accounts. You then can provide some inputs for the report: Number of days since last login Account Type All Claims User Active Directory User Include users having this account status All Enabled Not… Continue Reading Alex’s Article...

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How to get Exchange rate in x++ ?
Jan02

How to get Exchange rate in x++ ?

public display Amount TIDF_ExchangeRate() {     ExchangeRate     exchangeRate;     ExchangeRateType ExchangeRateType;     ExchangeRateCurrencyPair exchangeRateCurrencyPair;     real             exchRate;    CurrencyCode fromCurrency  = this.CurrencyCode;    CurrencyCode toCurrency    = Ledger::find(Ledger::current()).AccountingCurrency ; //”AED”;    TransDate   … Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com (Mahmoud...

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In Depth look at Azure Sphere
Dec31

In Depth look at Azure Sphere

I have been anxious to get my hands on a Microsoft Azure Sphere MT3620 development kit and Santa didn’t disappoint! I have written down what I have learned including many revelations which were not immediately apparent. What is Azure Sphere? Azure Sphere is a secured microcontroller device targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) scenarios, i.e. connected devices, appliances,… Continue Reading Dag Calafell, III’s Article on...

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How to disable button new in markuptrans form if sales line invoiced ?
Dec30

How to disable button new in markuptrans form if sales line invoiced ?

create extension from markuptrans form , and copy event handler for initialized form   [FormEventHandler(formStr(MarkupTrans), FormEventType::Initialized)]     public static void MarkupTrans_OnInitialized(xFormRun sender, FormEventArgs e)     {         FormDataSource  MarkupTrans_ds = sender.dataSource(“MarkupTrans”);         SalesLine salesline;         MarkupTrans … Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com (Mahmoud...

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Retail assortments and planned orders extensions
Dec30

Retail assortments and planned orders extensions

Microsoft have created an excellent description of this in the Assortment management doc-page. Retail assortments are essential to define what products that should be available across retail channels. Assigning a product to an assortment, will assign the product to the stores that have the assortment. This makes it possible to sell the product in the store. But there is something missing,… Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Trace Parser doesn’t work
Dec27

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Trace Parser doesn’t work

Hi All and Happy Christmas!!Below, I’ll share an issue that wasted my time during an Performance investigation.I have to say also thanks to Microsoft Technical support for helping me.Some ETL files opened with Trace Parser on a onebox VM, didn’t show up any methods and any queries. Something like that:Cause: The ETW Providers  “Microsoft-AX-XPPExecutionTraces” and… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article...

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Best Practices on Printing from Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations
Dec20

Best Practices on Printing from Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations

For decades printing has been relatively easy for AX users because we were running a client application.  So all the normal troubleshooting techniques worked: drivers, print settings, et cetera.  Now that our beloved Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (FinOps) runs as Software as a Service (Saas) we need to plan on how to handle printing as we implement the software. The… Continue Reading Dag Calafell, III’s...

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